Muslim Student Resources

IUP is a home for many Muslim students around the world. Below are some resources related to food, prayer, clubs, and other information that might be useful while you are studying at IUP.

Halal Food

Halal Foods (On-Campus)

Aramark
Aramark can provide Halal catering at campus events. Aramark will need to be notified two weeks prior to the event.
724-357-5712

Halal Foods (Off-Campus)

Cunningham Meats (Butcher)
81 Cunningham Road
Indiana, PA 15701
724-465-8862

India Grill
1047 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701
724-464-5300

Halal Foods (Outside of Indiana)

Pakeeze Grocery and Halal Meats
4411 Old William Penn Hwy
Monroeville, PA 15146
412-373-0786

Salem's Market and Grill
2923 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
412-235-7828

Mosque Market
2835 West Pike Road
Indiana, PA 15701
724-403-3511
*Open during Jum'ah, Fajr, and Isha prayers, and by appointment (Contact Brother Khale Abo Laila, 724-541-9381)

For a complete listing of Halal restaurants and markets in the Greater Pittsburgh area, visit Zabihah.

Mosques and Community Centers

In Indiana

Islamic Center of Indiana
2835 W. Pike Road
Indiana, PA 15701

Prayer area for Muslims on Campus
IUP Stapleton Library
Ground floor by the restrooms
IUP rooms for reservation
Wallwork 303*

Mindfulness rooms
402 Ruddock / Maple hall
Reserve these rooms online
You will need the OIE or MSA signature

Center for Health and Well-Being
Room G-18
To reserve, call 724-357-9355

Outside Indiana

Mosques and Community Centers
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
233 Seaman Lane
Monroeville, PA 15146
412-373-0101

Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
4100 Bigelow Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-5555

On-Campus Prayer Area for Muslims

Stapleton Library: Ground floor, located by restrooms

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations are a great way to feel like you are a part of the IUP campus community. Use these clubs to connect with other students and foster relationships with your peers.

  • Conversation Partners
  • International Business Association
  • Pan-African Student Association
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Saudi Student Association

For a full listing of student clubs and organizations and to learn other ways you can get involved on campus, visit IUP Student Organizations.

Events (On-Campus)

  • International Unity Day (spring)
  • Islamic Awareness Day (spring)
  • International Education Week
  • Saudi Night (fall)

Events (Off-Campus)

  • Sunday school at the Islamic Center of Indiana

Additional IUP Resources

IUP Rooms for Reservation

Wallwork 303*

Mindfulness Rooms*

402 Ruddock or Maple Hall

*Reserve these rooms online.

You will need the OIE or MSA signature.

Center for Health and Well-Being

Room G-18

To reserve, call 724-357-9355.

Additional Resources

In addition to the resources listed here, check out these great places on campus:

Office of International Education

Assists international students and scholars to adjust to IUP and Indiana community

Skill Zone

Provides free tutoring for international students in various subjects.

Office of Social Equity

Works to promote diversity and inclusion of individual differences on campus

B17 Delaney Hall 724-357-3402

Student Government Association

Addresses and takes action on student concerns and complaints. As of fall 2014 there are only four or five international students in SGA.

Interfaith Council

An interdenominational body where people of all faiths will be welcomed and included as equal partners.

Diversity Student Council

Students interested in spreading awareness about diversity issues, advocating for all IUP students, and creating an inclusive campus community.

Council on Spiritual and Religious Life

An interdenominational body where people of all faiths will be welcomed and included as equal partners.

Social Media

Facebook: Muslim Students Association - IUP

Facebook: Islamic Center of Indiana

Facebook: IUP International Students

Link to PDF Version - Muslim Student Brochure